The best alternative to Kaspersky’s Endpoint Security Device Control module
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Award-winning Device Control
Device Control is offered as part of Kaspersky’s Endpoint Security product. If you’re looking for a dedicated Device Control solution with precise and granular controls, then Endpoint Protector delivers award-winning coverage across Windows, macOS, and Linux.
Cross-platform, lightweight agent
Remotely monitor USBs and peripheral ports from a simple web-based interface with no performance impact on the protected computers. Set policies with ease for Windows, macOS and Linux.
Precise and granular control
An award-winning solution for organizations looking for an alternative to Kaspersky’s Device Control features.
Remote and temporary access
Grant USB access remotely, even when computers are offline, while having a complete list of log reports once back in the network.
Gain full control of USB devices and peripheral ports
Endpoint Protector’s Device Control module allows full control of the USB ports and storage devices connected to employee endpoints. This way, it prevents accidental or intentional data loss and data leaks, while also protecting the endpoints against the spread of USB malware, BadUSB attacks or viruses.
How it works
Device Control module is the first layer of security provided by Endpoint Protector. By defining granular access rights for USB and peripheral ports, device security is enforced while productivity is maintained. As a cross-platform solution, it protects the entire network, regardless of if the computers are running on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.
Controlled device types
The Device Control module allows easy management for the majority of known USB device types, for enhanced data protection in various work environments.
- USB Storage Devices (USB Flash Drives, Sticks, Pen drives, etc.)
- External HDDs (incl. sATA HDDs)
- CD/DVD-Players and Burners (internal and external)
- iPhones, iPads and iPods
- Smartphones and Tablets (incl. Android devices, Blackberry and PDAs)
- Digital Cameras
- MP3 Player and other Media Player Devices
- Card Readers (internal and external)
- Memory Cards (SD, MMC, CF, Smartcard, etc.)
- Floppy Drives
- WiFi Network Cards
- FireWire Devices
- Biometric Devices
- Bluetooth Devices
- ZIP Drives
- ExpressCard SSD
- Wireless USB
- Serial Port
- Teensy Board
- PCMCIA Storage Devices
- Network Share
- Thin Client Storage (RDP Storage)
- Additional Keyboards
- USB Modems
- Infrared Dongle
Frequently Asked Questions
Device Control is offered within Kaspersky’s Endpoint Security product. It allows an organization to control the USB and other peripheral devices being connected to employee endpoints.
Rather than a feature contained within a wider product, Endpoint Protector offers a dedicated solution with deeper controls.
Choose Endpoint Protector if you need a dedicated solution and care about:
- Zero-day support for the latest macOS releases
- Ability to enforce encryption to files transferred to USB drives
- A reliable, lightweight agent that doesn’t impact employee productivity
- Local Customer Success and Support teams to help you configure your policies
- Granular control across multiple operating systems
If you’re looking for a broader set of endpoint security controls, including exploit prevention and ransomware protection, then Kaspersky might be the best solution for you.
As of 15th March 2022, Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (Das Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik) (BSI), recommends replacing applications from Kaspersky with alternative products. For those requiring Device Control, Endpoint Protector, offers an award-winning alternative with local support across Europe and North America.